Guernsey charity 'overwhelmed' by demand

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A Guernsey charity foundation had an "overwhelming demand" for funding in its first year according to the group manager.

In its first year the Guernsey Community Foundation received about 100 applications for grants worth more than £500,000.

Sadie Siviter de Paucar, from the foundation, said it had paid out less than 10% of what it was asked for.

She said it paid a total of £40,000 to social inclusion projects.

The successful applications covered a range of areas such as disability, disadvantaged youth or families, carers, domestic violence, substance abuse and outreach projects.

The foundation says it needs more private sponsors to get involved if it is to keep up with demand.

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